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Epstein-Barr Virus

New Trends

Edited by Emmanuel Drouet

Université Grenoble-Alpes

Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) is a fascinating microorganism, as a “double-facetted” viral agent. After primary infection, it can persist throughout a person’s lifetime in a latent form, from which it can reactivate following specific stimuli (i.e., immunodepression). Unlike other herpesviruses, EBV reactivates a countless number of times with such a high replication rate that it is unable to be controlled by conventional anti-herpesvirus drugs. Moreover, for various reasons, no vaccine is currently available in the market. This book presents a comprehensive overview of EBV, including information on its potential for oncogenic activity, its various isolates, and possible vaccine candidates.

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Epstein-Barr VirusNew TrendsEdited by Emmanuel Drouet

Published: December 22nd 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.87415

ISBN: 978-1-83968-490-6

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-489-0

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-491-3

Copyright year: 2021

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1328 Total Chapter Downloads

1 Crossref Citations

2 Dimensions Citations


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1. Genome-Wide Profiling of Epstein-Barr Virus (EBV) Isolated from EBV-Related Malignancies

By Ying Liu, Zheming Lu and Hongying Huang


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2. EBV Genome Mutations and Malignant Proliferations

By Sylvie Ranger-Rogez


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3. Epstein-Barr Virus-Associated Gastric Cancer: Old Entity with New Relevance

By Hugo Manuel Lopes de Sousa, Joana Patrícia Costa Ribeiro and Mafalda Basílio Timóteo


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4. Ocular Manifestations in Epstein Barr Virus Infection

By Andi Arus Victor


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5. Epstein-Barr Virus in Myasthenia Gravis: Key Contributing Factor Linking Innate Immunity with B-Cell-Mediated Autoimmunity

By Federica Bortone, Letizia Scandiffio, Paola Cavalcante, Renato Mantegazza and Pia Bernasconi


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6. Epstein-Barr Virus: Should We Still Invest in Vaccines or Focus on Predictive Tests?

By Emmanuel Drouet


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